Posts from the ‘From the Collection’ Category

Introducing: The Capistrano Collection

May 1, 2015

  Step into the calm of the new Capistrano Collection and luxuriate in the latest colors and textures from Place Textiles. Inspired by the historic missions that dot the Southern Californian coast, these three new patterns in a total of 20 colors embody the Place reputation for beautiful yarns and compelling color stories. Ranging from […]

Top 5 Place Textiles Translated to Fresh Spring Fashion!

May 19, 2014

During Springtime in New York, everything is re-awakened. It’s time to shed those winter layers and get out on the town. From strolling in Central Park to attending Broadway openings and outdoor markets, New Yorkers are out and adventurous style is BACK! Much like our dream of cozy winter wardrobe,  the warmer spring months have triggered a desire to imagine…what would a […]

Place Applied: Mirage Goes Modern

April 22, 2014

From its inception, Place Textiles has maintained a laser focus on creating fabrics that transcend a specific style or type of décor. The company offers a comprehensive range of colors and textures that are punctuated by a few carefully designed patterns that work beautifully in any interior style the designer creates. One of the patterns […]

Honoring An Ancient Tradition: Torino – A New Linen Velvet from Place

February 19, 2014

  As fabrics go, velvet is in a class by itself. Velvet has been considered a luxury fabric almost since the beginning of time and linen velvet (made from flax) dates all the way back to 2000 BC in ancient Egypt. Household inventories from 809 AD list bolts of velvet as assets in documenting wealth! […]

Torino Captures the Beauty of Natural Linen Velvet

September 5, 2013

Linen fabric produced from flax is considered to be the oldest textile fiber in the world and records of linen production date back to Egypt 4000 years ago. Perfectly intact linen fabrics were discovered in the ancient tombs of the Pharaoh Ramses who died in 1213 BC and Tutankhamen. Velvet weaving with flax dates back […]

Indian Kantha Cloth Inspires Rosa

August 14, 2013

Indian Kantha cloth, also known as kantha quilts or “nakshi kantha” in Bangladesh, is a popular folk tradition for creating light bed quilts out of used and worn saris. In its most traditional form, usable parts of old saris are cut into big pieces and laid out flat to form a large square. Patterns and […]

La Scala – Alpaca Velvet Story

Alpaca fleece is an exceptionally soft and durable fiber harvest from the beautiful coats of Alpaca. The luxurious fiber was known as “the fiber of the gods” to the Incas and is celebrated for its incredibly versatile nature.   Why use Alpaca? In addition to the amazing shine of Alpaca fiber, it is used for […]